University of Texas At San Antonio

College of Sciences

Ph.D. in Computer Science


One UTSA Circle

One UTSA Circle

San Antonio, TX 78249

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. - Computer Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Ph.D. program in Computer Science from the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) provide cutting-edge research experience as well as expertise in advanced computer science subjects, aimed at educating future leaders in academia and industry. 

The Ph.D. in Computer Science program offers students the opportunity to pursue research in the principles and technologies of computer science. This program prepares students to conduct original research in a variety of areas in computing, such as computer security, cryptography, parallel and distributed computing, cloud computing, big data, networks, machine learning, computer vision, image processing, software engineering and testing, human computer interaction, game development, bioinformatics, operating systems, computer architectures, algorithms, programming languages, and compilers.

The Department of Computer Science typically awards support to qualified full-time Ph.D. students. These awards usually include a combination of teaching and research assistantships with a generous stipend and support for tuition and fees. Typically, full-time students who make satisfactory progress beyond the first year receive support from faculty grants and departmental graduate assistantships.


The University of Texas at San Antonio is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctorate degrees.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $888 in state; $2,549 out of state USD

In State Tuition (per year): 7,989 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 22,942 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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